pyogenic exotoxin

pyogenic exotoxin

extracellular toxin secreted by Streptococcus pyogenes that may be associated with fever and the development of renal failure, respiratory distress, and necrosis.
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OF--opacity factor, slo--streptolysin, ska--streptokinase, pbp--plasminogen binding protein, spe A, spe B & spe C--streptococcus pyogenic exotoxin A, B & C respectively, fbp-54--fibronectin binding protein, sfb--streptococcal fibronectin binding protein, prtf--fibronectin binding protein F and scp- [C.
Invasive group A streptococcal disease in Taiwan is not associated with the presence of streptococcal pyogenic exotoxin genes.
Geographical and temporal distribution and molecular characterization of highly pathogenic clones of Streptococcus pyogenes expressing allelic variants of pyogenic exotoxin A (scarlet fever toxin).